Peanut Butter Munchies
- Serving Size: 1 (34.8 g)
- Calories 135.2
- Total Fat - 6.8 g
- Saturated Fat - 2.8 g
- Cholesterol - 35.9 mg
- Sodium - 85.5 mg
- Total Carbohydrate - 17 g
- Dietary Fiber - 0.9 g
- Sugars - 12.2 g
- Protein - 3 g
- Calcium - 11.4 mg
- Iron - 0.5 mg
- Vitamin C - 0 mg
- Thiamin - 0 mg
Preheat oven to 350 degree F.
In a medium mixing bowl stir together flour, cocoa powder, and baking soda; set aside.
In a large mixing bowl beat together butter, the 1/2 cup granulated sugar, brown sugar, and the 1/4 cup peanut butter with an electric mixer until combined.
Add egg, milk, and vanilla; beat well.
Beat in as much of the dry ingredients as you can with mixer. Stir in remaining dry ingredients by hand with a wooden spoon.
Form chocolate dough into 32 balls about 1-1/4 inches in diameter. Set aside.
For peanut butter filling, in a medium mixing bowl combine powdered sugar and the remaining 1/2 cup peanut butter until smooth. Shape mixture into 32 (3/4-inch) balls.
On a work surface, slightly flatten a chocolate dough ball and top with a peanut butter ball.
Shape the chocolate dough over the peanut butter filling, completely covering the filling.
Roll dough into a ball.
Repeat with the remaining chocolate dough and peanut butter filling balls.
Place balls 2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet. Lightly flatten with the bottom of a glass dipped in the 2 tablespoons granulated sugar.
Bake cookies in preheated oven for 8 minutes or until they're just set and surface is slightly cracked.
Let cookies stand for 1 minute.
Transfer cookies to wire racks; cool.
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